Years of Decay is a world full of adventures, excitement, riddles and fun. (Related pages: Starting Out Guide, Quickstart Guide).

Act as a mighty sorcerer, a mysterious druid, a valorous knight or a nimble paladin and develop your character's skills without limits. Unite with players from all over the world to fight as creepy monsters as undead dragons, demons or even one of the numerous boss monsters.

Become part of this thrilling game and learn here the first steps to play Years of Decay!

1. Create an Account!
To play Years of Decay you need to create an account. Fill in the requested information:

* Enter your email address.
* Write down your account number.
It is important that you write down your account number now. It is only shown on this page.
* Get your password.
Check the email address you have entered for your password.

[Now that you have your complete account data, you can log into your account page.

2. Create a Character!
Once you have entered your account page click on "Create new Character."

Choose a name!
Select a name for your character.
Pick a vocation for your character.
Choose here if your hero is male or female!

3. Download the Client!
All you are still missing to play Years of Decay now is the game client. You can download the client from the Years of Decay website. Once it has downloaded install the client onto your computer.

4. Start Playing!
Now you have everything that is needed to enter the exciting world of Years of Decay! Open the client and click "Enter Game" on the title screen. You are now asked to enter your account number and your password. Once you have entered your account data a menu will be displayed. Double-click on the name of the character you have created. The client will now connect to the game server and your character will arrive at the Temple in Priida.


Once you have logged into the game, you can determine the look of your character by selecting an outfit and its colours. Finally, read the New Starters Guide for a short introduction into the gameplay and let the adventure begin!

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